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Adoption Agencies Chipley FL

When considering adoption, keep an open mind about whether to adopt domestically or internationally. There are children all around the world in need of good homes. Check below for related information, products and services.

Heart of Adoptions, Inc.
(800) 590-1108
418 West Platt Street, Suite A
Tampa, FL
 
A Bond of Love
(941) 957-0064
4017 Swift Road
Sarasota, FL
Adoptable Races
Caucasian Adoptions
Biracial Adoptions
African Adoptions
Other Races
Adoption Services
Domestic Adoption Program
Infant Adoption

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Florida Home Studies and Adoption
(941) 342-8189
5930 Palmer Blvd.
Sarasota, FL
Adoptable Races
Caucasian Adoptions
Biracial Adoptions
African Adoptions
Other Races
Adoption Services
Domestic Adoption Program
Infant Adoption

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Florida Baptist Children's Home
(863) 687-8811
1015 Sikes Blvd.
Lakeland, FL
 
Children's Home Society of Florida
(321) 397-3000
1485 S. Semoran Blvd., Suite 1448
Winter Park , FL
Adoptable Races
Caucasian Adoptions
Biracial Adoptions
African Adoptions
Asian Adoptions
Hispanic Adoptions
Other Races
Adoption Services
Domestic Adoption Program
Infant Adoption

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Starfish Adoption Services, Inc.
(941) 755-0498
3311 50th Ave East
Bradenton, FL
Adoptable Races
Caucasian Adoptions
Biracial Adoptions
African Adoptions
Hispanic Adoptions
Other Races
Adoption Services
Domestic Adoption Program
Infant Adoption

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Adopt America
(305) 984-2154
1800 Sunset Harbour Drive, Marina Suite 3B
Miami Beach, FL
 
One Church One Child of Florida, Inc.
(888) 283-0886
Claude Pepper Building, Room 806
Tallahassee, FL
Adoptable Races
Caucasian Adoptions
Biracial Adoptions
African Adoptions
Asian Adoptions
Hispanic Adoptions
Other Races
Adoption Services
Domestic Adoption Program
Infant Adoption

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Adopt International, Inc.
(305) 358-2442
1040 Biscayne Blvd., Suite 3306
Miami Beach, FL
Adoptable Races
Caucasian Adoptions
Biracial Adoptions
African Adoptions
Asian Adoptions
Hispanic Adoptions
Other Races
Adoption Services
Domestic Adoption Program
Infant Adoption

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Family Creations Adoptions
(941) 747-9225
5008 Manatee Ave. W.
Bradenton, FL
 
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Adopted Child, Adopting an Older Child and Raising Adopted Children

Adopting an Older Child

Adoption is increasingly becoming an option for many parents. While it is a popular choice for single parents and same-sex couples who want to raise children, many opposite-sex couples are also making an active choice for adoption of older children.

Bringing home an older adopted child for the first time requires care. The first few weeks, especially, are crucial. Your approach during this time will significantly impact the relationship your adopted child will share with his or her new family. Here are some tips to help you:

  • Prepare your children in advance: If you already have children, it is important that you talk to them about the new arrival in advance. Prepare them on how they should interact with the adopted child.

  • Assert your role as parent: Establish your role as the parent right from day one. While this may seem difficult, it is important that you combine love with firmness and lay down rules for your child to follow. This is especially important with older kids.

  • Distribute chores and duties: Participating in household chores and duties will help your adopted child integrate with your family. It will also help prevent any resentment in your children.

  • Adapt to your adopted child's needs: Many older children who have been placed in foster care may have a history of neglect or abuse and may be averse to display of intimacy or touch. It is important that you respond sensitively...

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